FM Preview: Motherwell v Heart of Midlothian 24 Nov 2012

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Last updated : 23 November 2012

Footymad preview History of the Motherwell v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Heart of Midlothian face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park at lunchtime on Saturday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 59 of the 136 previous games, with the hosts winning just 53.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fir Park was less than a year ago, in February 2012, with Motherwell running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 21 Oct Hearts 1 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Tue 01 May Hearts 0 - 1 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 18 Feb Motherwell 3 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 24 Dec Hearts 2 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 07 Aug Motherwell 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Hearts 3 - 3 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Hearts 0 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Motherwell's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While 'Well have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Heart of Midlothian's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Motherwell's total of 20 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Heart of Midlothian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 17 points from their 14 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Motherwell 6 2 1 3 9 9 7
Heart of Midlothian 6 2 3 1 6 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Heart of Midlothian on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Motherwell. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Motherwell Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Heart of Midlothian Not won in previous 4 away matches.

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Heart of Midlothian Match Reports

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